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Dry Tortugas National Park

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Address: Key West, FL
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Sea plane = tranquillity

This is a beautiful and unique national park, very remote and cut off from the rest of the main land USA. If you want to experience this place as it should, slowly and quietly, i... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2016
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Wraysbury, United Kingdom
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Wraysbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful and unique national park, very remote and cut off from the rest of the main land USA. If you want to experience this place as it should, slowly and quietly, i would highly recommend using the sea plane and take the first departure (8am). You'll arrive about 8:30, 2hrs before the mob on the ferry. We... More 

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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Worth every minute of the boat ride. It is a 2.5 hour ride out and back but this National Park is uncrowded and pristine. One of the least visited parks but one you should visit while in Key West. They serve a great buffet breakfast and lunch plus there is food to buy if you are still hungary. The best... More 

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North Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

An impressive unique place .... everyone should visit . It is an incredible experience , it's like traveling back in time ..... One of My favorite trip!!!

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Thank Sullymara
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Dry Tortugas National Park is a must visit park of Florida, US. The park preserves seven dry islands. It is covered with water on all the sides and therefore seaplanes and boats are used to reach there. The structure of this park is like a fort and there are several beaches for the people. There are many different activities which... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We traveled to the park via Yankee freedom, small crowd, was a result of tropical storm 9. Sea swells 5-8 ft. Very rough seas.. Highly recommend Dramamine, saved me on the way back. Crew was wonderful, continually checking on passengers and offering ginger ale. Once we arrived we realized the sea was churning so snorkeling would have visibility, no concern... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016

What a day, early start, late ish finish but worth the time and effort. The cost is quite high but take into account the whole day and how much prices are in this part of The Stares it was good value. Take the 90 minute tour of the fort its fascinating. The snorkeling gear we were given was brand new,... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

The park is a must see. We took a seaplane in which cuts the travel time and you still have time to explore the park and snorkel.

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Thank Chris C
St James, New York
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

This was a highlight of our trip. Although it was an expensive ticket for the ferry ride there, this is a great historical place to visit, and i would recommend camping there because it is a long and expensive 1 day trip so get your moneys worth. You can snorkel around the island, tour the fort, sun soak and relax.

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Reviewed August 31, 2016

We did not book in advance, but we were lucky enough to get on the trip by showing up early for standby. Best decision of the trip!! This place is gorgeous. Totally worth the money and the 2.5 hour ferry trip. Highly recommend taking the longer tour to learn about the fort's history. Our tour guide, Libbie, was excellent, both... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

We took Seaplane Adventures to make the trip in less than an hour as opposed to several hours by boat. Extremely glad we did. The Dry Tortugas is a place many never visit despite being so close - the figh was more costly than by boat, but we appreciated the les than an hour trip and views over the several... More 

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